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Scam Basics – COVID19 (Coronavirus) Scams – 2021 Update

Scam Basics - COVID19 (Coronavirus) Scams - 2021 Update The basics of COVID19 Scams Now Please be careful, some COVID19 scams can be dangerous! Always check with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (www.CDC.gov) or the World Health Organization (www.WHO.int) before believing health claims for your own safety. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Scams We are seeing criminals trying to cash in on the coronavirus outbreak. Medical supplies With surgical masks [...]

SCARS™ ALERT: Checks From The Government – Scams

SCARS™ ALERT: Checks From The Government - Scams UPDATED: March 18, 2020 SOURCE: U.S. FTC NOTE: This is a topic that may change at any time. To keep up to date with the latest Coronavirus-related scams go to www.ftc.gov/coronavirus » Reports That The Government Will Soon Be Sending Money By Check Or Direct Deposit As the Wuhan Coronavirus COVID-19 takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: COVID19 Coronavirus Scam Costs U.K. Victims Nearly £1,000,000 In One Month – Not To Mention The Impact Worldwide

SCARS™ Special Report: COVID19 Coronavirus Scam Costs U.K. Victims Nearly £1,000,000 In One Month - Not To Mention The Impact Worldwide In the United Kingdom since February 2020, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified 21 reports of fraud where Coronavirus was mentioned, with victim losses totaling over £800k. Of the 21 reports, ten were made by victims that attempted to purchase protective face masks from fraudulent sellers. One victim reported losing over £15k when [...]